Taglit-Birthright Israel

The Jewish Agency for Israel ©, Dave Bender

Visit Israel as a part of the classic 10-day educational trip, free of charge.

Taglit-Birthright Israel provides 10-day educational Israel experiences to thousands of Jews, ages 18 to 32, from around the world, completely free of charge.

Since 1999, The Jewish Agency has been a partner in Taglit-Birthright, and is directly involved in bringing over 9,000 participants each year, from around the globe, with a special focus on facilitating Taglit-Birthright experiences and related programming for communities in need and for Russian-speaking Jews in the FSU and Germany.

Interested in visiting Israel with Taglit-Birthright?

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  • Supporting and Empowering Women in Israel

    As her bakery’s popularity grew, Michal set an ambitious goal to open a branch in a suburb of Jerusalem. She developed a strong business plan, but had a serious problem: she couldn’t obtain a business

  • ניקולאס למפרט Jewish Life Without Fear

    Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, 27-year-old Nicholas Lampert now says he lives in “heaven.” In a literal sense, he lives in Israel.

  • 12 Reasons to Visit Israel This Summer

    Winter might seem like it's never going to end. But believe it or not, time is running out to make your summer plans in Israel.

  • הכירו את ציונה ריו, שהגיעה לישראל מדרום קוריאה כדי ללמד עולים מאתיופיה טאיקוונדו Korean Zionist Teaches Taekwando to Ethiopian Immigrants

    Meet Ziona Rio, who came to Israel from South Korea to teach Taekwondo to Ethiopian immigrants : “I love everything in Israel – the weather, the people, the food.”

  • מה מביא יהודים מכל העולם לחווה אקולוגית בישראל, בלי מים חמים וחשמל? Israeli environmental lessons shape New Yorker’s outlook

    Yona left work as a chef in France, Ariel was tired of being an architect in a leading New York firm. Both came to Israel to spend a few months on an ecological farm without electricity or internet,

  • העובדים בפתח בית הכנסת בטביליסי,גאורגיה Seminar in Tbilisi

    Employees of The Jewish Agency for Israel and the World Zionist Organization were excited to meet the young Jews in Tbilisi, Georgia who are revitalizing their community with Zionist programs. Jewish

  • Purim in the FSU

    Hamentaschen. Costumes. Treats. We are excited for Purim! Here's how Jews in communities we serve in the Former Soviet Union are celebrating.

  • “Shlichut gave me the freedom to come out of the closet”

    After finding the right balance between his sexual identity and his Jewish identity, Jewish Agency emissary Slav Leibin is teaching the world about LGBTQ-Judaism on a unique tour through the streets

  • A New Kind of Aliyah

    Thousands of young people from around the world every year leave family, friends, and careers behind to immigrate to Israel. This generation of “new” new immigrants arrive full of motivation and

  • Responding to Anti-Israel Hate with Love

    Barrie Skalsky, a junior studying at the University of Houston, writes about how pro-Israel students are responding to anti-Israel hate


Taglit Birthright

4 Jul 2013 / 26 Tamuz 5773